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2 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

5 must-visit places in Coron, Palawan

Looking for a place in the Philippines to visit in summer next year, or even during the lean months? Make sure that Coron is part of your list.

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6 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

What to expect from Philippines' biggest car show

MANILA, Philippines Sixteen of the top automotive brands in the world will be showcasing new models and concept cars in the country's biggest car show to be held in September.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Asia News Network

Philippines president rejects budget secretary's resignation

President Benigno Aquino III used his cabinet meeting on Friday to declare that he is standing by budget secretary Florencio Abad and is rejecting his offer of resignation on Thursday.

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Weekend Balita

Cebu Pacific joins shark fin ban

The Philippines' largest airline Cebu Pacific said Wednesday it has ceased carrying shark fins, becoming the latest carrier to impose a ban as part of global conservation efforts.

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BloodyElbow

One FC 18 Results and Gifs: Eric Kelly submits Rob Lisita, wins $50,000 bonus

Eric Kelly had a successful return, with a very entertaining scrap against Rob Lisita that netted him a $50,000 bonus.

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National Public Radio

Fly Like An Eagle: Site Picks The Best Aerial Drone Photos

An eagle flies over Bali's Barat National Park, in this award-winning image taken by a camera attached to a drone.

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ABS-CBN News

LOOK: Thomasian Welcome Walk 2014 trends

MANILA, Philippines First-year students of the University of Sto. Tomas in Manila officially became "Thomasians" today during the school's ceremonial Thomasian Welcome Walk, amid cheers from alumni and students both off- and online.

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The Age

Australian Islamic preacher Musa Cerantonio arrested in the Philippines

Australian religious extremist Musa Cerantonio has been arrested in the Philippines after boasting he had travelled to Middle East to join jihadists.

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The Peninsula

Australian jihadist supporter arrested in Philippines

MANILA: An Australian convert to Islam who publicly urged people via the internet to join "jihad" in Iraq and Syria was arrested in the Philippines on Friday, local police said.

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The New Zealand Herald

Philippines: Australian Islamic preacher arrested

An Australian preacher with suspected links to Muslim extremists and who has allegedly been calling for jihad was arrested Friday in the central Philippines, police said.

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Asia News Network

MANILA: 20 face hazing raps in Philippines

The number of suspects facing charges for the death of hazing victim Guillo Cesar Servando in Manila, Philippines keeps getting bigger.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Star Online

Man freed after 63 days in captivity

Kidnapped Chinese fish farm manager Yang Zai Lin, 34, has been freed by Abu Sayyaf gunmen yesterday.

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Examiner.com

Navy medical specialists repair critical equipment in Filipino hospital

Lt. Cmdr. Luke Zabrocki attaches a ventilator to an infant in the neonatal intensive care unit at the Eastern Visayas Regional Medical Center in Tacloban after medical professionals from the multinational Pacific Partnership 2014 team made repairs to the Lt.

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AlertNet

Need to help 40,000 displaced in southern Philippines-agencies

BANGKOK At least 40,000 people remain displaced in the southern Philippines, 10 months after fighting between the army and Muslim guerrillas caused 100,000 to flee and destroyed more than 10,000 homes, aid agencies said on Thursday.

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ABS-CBN News

Shipping lines calling on Batangas port to get discounts

MANILA, Philippines Foreign and local shipping firms that will dock at the Batangas Port will be given discounts for one year, the Philippine Ports Authority said.

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Sun-Star

Another 2 burned bodies found

ANOTHER burned bodies were found along the national highway in Barangay Gango, between the boundary of Libona, Bukidnon and Cagayan de Oro City Wednesday morning, police said.

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KHOU-TV Houston

Philippines nabs 44 Taiwanese linked to fraud

Philippine police say they have arrested 44 Taiwanese who allegedly ran an online blackmail syndicate that defrauded victims in China and Taiwan by duping them into thinking their bank accounts have been used by money launderers or terrorists.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Greenpoint Gazette

A Real Taste of Filipino Home-Cooking Comes to North Brooklyn

Every two weeks or so a group of people gather in a tastefully decorated Williamsburg home to sample authentic, home-cooked meals mostly commonly consumed in the Philippines, but in true North Brooklyn fusion fashion, prepared with a twist - a Spanish twist at that, building on the colonial heritage of the nation on the South East Asian island ... (more)

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ABS-CBN News

But for an earthquake... Malacanang

It all began with an earthquake that demolished much of Intramuros Manila in June of 1863.

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ABS-CBN News

3 hurt in 19-vehicle collision in Marikina

Three people were wounded after 19 vehicles, including a trailer truck, figured in a multiple-vehicle collision in Barangay Barangka in Marikina.

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